About the Book
In the Depth of the Storm's Shadow, Only Truth Can Light Her Way
Having escaped Egypt with the other Hebrews during the Exodus, Shira is now living in freedom at the foot of Mt. Sinai, upon which rests the fiery glowing Cloud containing the shekinah glory of God. When the people disobey Yahweh and build a golden idol, the ensuing chaos gives Shira an unexpected opportunity to learn the arts of midwifery. Although her mother wishes for her to continue in the family weaving trade, Shira's gifts shine brightest when she assists with deliveries. In defiance of her mother, Shira pursues her heart's calling to become an apprentice midwife.
When a delivery goes horribly wrong, Shira finds herself bound to a man who betrayed her, the caretaker of three young children, and the target of a vengeful woman whose husband was killed by Shira's people, the Levites. As contention between the Hebrew tribes and the foreigners fans the flames of another dangerous rebellion, Shira will come face-to-face with the heartbreak of her past that she has kept hidden for so long. How can she let go of all that has defined her to accept the love she's denied herself and embrace who she truly is?
About the Author
When she is not homeschooling her two sweet kids (with a full pot of coffee at hand), CONNILYN COSSETTE is scribbling notes on spare paper, mumbling about her imaginary friends, and reading obscure, out-of-print history books. There is nothing she likes better than digging into the rich, ancient world of the Bible and uncovering buried gems of grace that point toward Jesus. Although a Pacific Northwest native, she now lives near Dallas, Texas. Counted with the Stars is her first novel.
From page one, Connilyn Cossette had me sucked into her second Out from Egypt novel, Shadow of the Storm. Cossette has written a truly vibrant, powerful, and inspirational novel that readers will not want to put down. As the characters and story come to life, Cossette has a way of pulling readers in to the story and falling in love with the characters. Readers will easily relate with the characters and become inspired in the process. I would recommend this novel to readers that enjoy biblical, romance, and inspirational stories.
Series: Out from Egypt
Genre: historical, romance, biblical, inspirational, Christian
Publisher: Bethany House
Publication date: October 18, 2016
Number of pages: 352
Content Rating: PG, midwife topics and scenes, but nothing graphic
Book Rating: 5 stars
Other books in the series:
1-Counted with the Stars
3-Wings of the Wind (coming May 2017)
A review copy of this book was provided by Bethany House. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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